Mastering the Requirements Process

Mastering the Requirements Process

Getting Requirements Right

Suzanne Robertson, James Robertson

Functional requirements are the things your product does to support the work. They should be, as far as possible, expressed independently from any technology that will be used to implement them. This separation might seem strange, as these requirements apply to an automated product. Keep in mind, however that you, as the business analyst, are not attempting to craft a technological solution, but rather to specify what that technological solution must do. How it achieves that outcome is a matter for the designer.

The functional requirements specify the product to be developed, so they must contain sufficient detail for the developer to build the correct product with only the minimum of clarification and explanation from the requirements ...

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